Amazon has canceled Lord of the Rings MMO: Here’s what happened



According to a report coming from Bloomberg, Amazon Game Studios has officially canceled the online role-playing game Lord of the Rings. Also read – Samsung Galaxy M42 5G India launch on April 28: specifications, Amazon availability and expected price

As a reminder, Amazon announced the project in cooperation with the Athlon Games company owned by Leyou two years ago in 2019. The company plans to make it a free game for PC and consoles, but unfortunately the game has now been canceled. Read also – Amazon Echo Buds (2nd generation) launched with improved ANC at a fairly cheap price

Lord of the Rings MMO has been canceled

The Lord of the Rings MMO was set to take place “long before the events of The Lord of the Rings, to explore lands, people and creatures never before seen by fans of Tolkien’s world.” Read also – The OnePlus 9R starts selling to everyone in India today: where to buy, best features, and launch deals

In December, Tencent Holdings acquired Leyou and an Amazon spokesperson has now been informed the edge In an e-mail statement stating that the company “has not been able to secure the conditions to pursue this address at the present time.” The company also said that the LOTR project team will be working on other games. “We love Lord of the Rings IP game, and we are disappointed that we will not be offering this game to customers,” said the spokesperson.

Amazon Game Studios was released in 2014 and since then has not been able to release a successful video game. The company previously canceled several other games and some were late.

If we remember, released by Amazon Game Studios, that the video game mod for The Grand Tour in 2019 got so bad reviews that it had to be pulled from storefronts. Reports indicate that the game studio was plagued with internal issues including a culture that did not provide equal opportunities for men and women, and an indoor game engine was “painfully slow”

On the other hand, the next Amazon CEO Andy Gacy said he is committed to the video games division. “I think this team will get there if we continue to focus on the most important things,” Gacy said in an official statement. For the ignorant, Jeff Bezos, the current CEO and founder of Amazon, will step down as CEO later this year.







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